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Arizona tribe is protesting the decision not to prosecute Border Patrol agents for fatal shooting

The Tohono O'odham Nation in southern Arizona on Friday blasted the decision by the U.S. Attorney's Office not to prosecute Border Patrol agents who shot and killed a member of the tribe after they were summoned by tribal police.

The Buzz: Examining two questionable police incidents in Southern Arizona

Two recent events have led to criticism of separate law enforcement agencies.

When a reservoir is more than just stored water

Reservoirs are a common solution to the seasonal ebbs and flows of river water. But, for some communities, they are so much more.

NPR's Steve Inskeep on Abraham Lincoln

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The Chinese Chorizo Festival returns to Tucson; A conversation with Nabil Ayers on his debut novel; And, a look into this year's Film Fest Tucson.

Judge denies Phoenix request seeking extra time to clean largest homeless encampment

The judge said the plaintiffs “face much greater hardship if the court were to delay implementation of its ruling."

Hobbs Terminates Fondomonte Lease to Protect Arizona Water

Critics of Fondomonte LLC say the company has been allowed to exploit Arizona’s water laws.

SAFER Banking Act Gains Momentum: Cannabis Industry Banking Reform

The bill has gained support from Arizona Senator Kyrsten Sinema and Attorney General Kris Mayes.

Arizona and Utah will pay to keep national parks open if shutdown occurs

For Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs and Utah Gov. Spencer Cox, it's a simple question of economics.

Biden dedicates ASU library to late Sen. John McCain

This will be President Joe Biden's fourth major speech on democracy.

Air Base Prepares for Potential Government Shutdown

Military officials are requesting that Congress prioritize defense if they are unable to pass a budget.

1,200 University of Phoenix students to get debt relief

$37 million will erase student loan balances.

Housing and Water: How government, environmentalists and developers shape Arizona homes

The state's mild winters are often a plus for people who move here. So how does that growing population interact with a shrinking water supply?

The Buzz: Increasing broadband access in rural Arizona

As billions in grant dollars roll in, how is internet access growing around the state?

Record Job Growth for Arizona

The state added 57,000 new jobs last year, according to the Office of Economic Opportunity.

Tucson voters to consider tying city council salaries to county supervisors

Proposition 413 will be up for a vote this November.

Pima County officials concerned as asylum seeker surge continues, funding dwindles

Pima County officials express growing concern as the influx of asylum seekers continues while federal funding decreases, raising fears of potential street releases due to funding shortages by May.

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